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Police: Missing Woman With Dementia Found Safe

Minneapolis Police said an 80-year-old woman with dementia who went missing early Saturday morning has been found and is safe.

01/18/2014

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Police: 1 Hurt In North Minneapolis Shooting

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot in north Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Authorities responded to the shooting at about 1:31 a.m. on the 1300 block of Dowling Avenue North.

01/18/2014

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Gunfire Exchanged During US Marshal Chase In NE Mpls.

An attempt by the U.S. Marshal Service to execute an arrest warrant led to a car chase and an exchange of gunfire on a busy northeast Minneapolis street Wednesday afternoon. According to Minneapolis Police, the U.S. Marshal Service was executing the warrant near 13th Avenue and Grand Street Northeast when the suspect fled in an SUV. Authorities attempted to stop the suspect four blocks away on 16th Avenue and Marshall Street when gunfire was exchanged. No one was struck, and the suspect fled again.

01/15/2014

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Twin Cities Attorney Accused In W Hotel Stabbing

A Twin Cities personal injury attorney is accused of stabbing a bar patron with a steak knife at a downtown Minneapolis restaurant during an argument over a woman. According to court documents, the incident happened at about 2 a.m. New Year’s Day inside the W Hotel on the 800 block of Marquette Avenue.

01/11/2014

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Man Suffers Gunshot Wound To Leg In Minneapolis

Minneapolis Police responded to a shooting on the 700 block of 21st Avenue North early Saturday morning. A man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg just before 3 a.m. Police say the victim was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. There’s no word on what occurred before the shooting.

01/11/2014

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FBI, Mpls. Police Search For Armed Bank Robbers

The FBI and Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down two armed men who robbed a Minneapolis bank Monday afternoon. According to the FBI, two men entered the Woodlands National Bank at 1113 E. Franklin Ave. at 3:30 p.m. They ordered everyone to lie on the ground, and witnesses say they even physically pushed victims down. They jumped the teller counter and took an undisclosed amount of money.

01/08/2014

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Police: 2 More Robberies Near U Of M, 2 Other Arrests Made

Authorities said Friday they are investigating two more robberies near the University of Minnesota this week and two arrests have been made in connection with a Nov. 20 incident.

01/03/2014

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Police Looking For Suspect In Minneapolis Robbery Spree

It was just around 4 a.m. when the SuperAmerica at 60th Street and Portland Avenue in Minneapolis became the first target. Police say a man, pointed a pistol at the clerk and demanded cash. From there, the robber headed into Uptown and hit a 24-hour Walgreens store.

12/31/2013

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Police Ready To Help Celebrators Stay Safe On Subzero NYE

Doctors fear a cold New Year’s Eve can create big problems for party goers. Dr. Ryan Fey from the Hennepin County Medical Center says frostbite can strike within minutes. “In extreme cold, you could be looking at frostbite in two to five minutes,” Fey said. People trying to ring in the new year with a few libations can get in to big trouble if they mix it with the extreme cold.

12/30/2013

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2 Years On, Police Still Hunting For Terrell Mayes Jr.’s Killer

It has been two years since three-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot and killed. Mayes was with his brothers inside their home near 26th and Colfax Avenue in north Minneapolis when gunfire erupted. The children were running to a safe place when a bullet pierced the side of the house, killing Terrell. Friday, investigators and Terrell’s mother, Marsha Mayes, are again asking for help in finding the person responsible.

12/27/2013

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Mpls. Police: Think Twice Before Warming Up Unattended Cars

When it’s cold outside, you can find cars and minivans warming up without the driver inside of them. And police say thieves are out looking them. Minneapolis Police tell WCCO they’ve seen a spike in car thefts in southeast Minneapolis’ Third Precinct. Officers say 17 cars were stolen between Dec. 10 and Dec. 18 in that part of the city.

12/23/2013

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Pedestrian Hit By Car, Killed In Minneapolis

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a car and later died Friday night in Minneapolis. Authorities responded to the accident at about 9:48 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Osseo Road and North 49th Avenue.

12/21/2013

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Police & Crime Stoppers Team Up To Solve Murder Of N. Mpls. Woman

Police are teaming up with Crime Stoppers to solve a homicide that happened in the summer of 2012. Lois Swenson was found murdered in her north Minneapolis home on June 13, 2012. Lt Richard Zimmerman believes Swenson had helped the suspect in the past. He said there is a man who knows the suspect, and they hope he comes forward.

12/20/2013

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Police: Be Aware Of Thieves When Warming Up Your Car

If you live in Minneapolis and warm up your car before you leave in the morning, police are warning to be on the lookout for thieves. Minneapolis Police said Thursday that as many as 17 cars have been stolen in southeast Minneapolis over the past week.

12/20/2013

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Dayton Rejects Police Chief’s Misconduct Investigation Plan

Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will not cooperate with Minneapolis police to investigate police misconduct. That’s after the Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the plan Wednesday, after months of consultation with the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).

12/19/2013

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